Alicia Garza is joined this week by her friend, socio-political comedian, W. Kamau Bell. Garza and Bell talk about being a parent AND a teacher while on lockdown, the Masks for the People campaign, and an extremely epic DM slide.
Alicia Garza is joined this week by her friend, socio-political comedian, W. Kamau Bell. Bell is the multiple Emmy winning host and producer of CNN’s United Shades of America, and the author of The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell. Garza and Bell talk about being a parent AND a teacher while on lockdown, the Masks for the People campaign, and an extremely epic DM slide.
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Alicia Garza on Twitter: @aliciagarza
W. Kamau Bell on Twitter: @wkamaubell
This pod is supported by the Black Futures Lab
Production by Phil Surkis
Theme music: "Lady Don't Tek No" by Latyrx
Alicia Garza founded the Black Futures Lab to make Black communities powerful in politics. She is the co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network, an international organizing project to end state violence and oppression against Black people. Garza serves as the Strategy & Partnerships Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance. She is the co-founder of Supermajority, a new home for women’s activism. She shares her thoughts on the women transforming power in Marie Claire magazine every month. Her forthcoming book, The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart (Penguin Random House) will be published in October 2020, and she warns you -- hashtags don’t start movements. People do.